Patricia Hofer

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Patricia Hofer ended her high school teaching career in the early 1980’s and found her way to Boston for a job with a publisher. Besides learning to research and edit, she eventually had several articles published. After returning to Arizona, she taught freshman English and technical writing at Glendale Community College. Hofer is now retired and living in the lovely mountain town of Payson, AZ. She is currently at work on her seventh book.

Are we “home” when God visits us?

GOD OFTEN VISITS US, BUT MOST OF THE TIME WE ARE NOT AT HOME. In this proverb, the French touch on something about our relationship with God that has challenged and perplexed Christians from the start, from the novices to the mystics. How can we know that God is visiting us?
Describing such a visit, St. Teresa of Avila observed that “God so places Himself in the interior of that soul that when it returns… Continue reading